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Theme: Yearning Ripple

This event occurred on
October 15, 2017
Bangalore, Karnataka

We encounter many ideas throughout the time , it is only those ideas that are powerful enough to break through the walls of mind can take shape in real world. Pivoting to this, the theme “Yearning Ripple ” signifies the fact that only those ripples that are strong and yearning, reach the shore. Today’s world has evolved to provide big space to growing ideas. A potential idea is the one that is capable of shaping The world with its way of implementation. Capability of an idea is decided by its way to accomplish or innovate the present requirement.An idea or solution to a particular problem if seen through diverse viewpoints gives birth to innovation. An idea needs to survive through different levels of implementation. This key point is necessary forits realistic impact . Acknowledging an idea and finding the need to innovate it can significantly make its implementation easy. Our theme focuses on such ideas or ripples that are capable of impacting the real world. Get to know such ideas at TEDxBITBanaglore.

Bangalore Institute Of Technology
Bangalore, Karnataka, 560004
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Abhimanyu Ghimiray

An art illustrator, muralist and designer with an intent to blend different emotions through his work. His creativity and expertise in artwork has been potrayed through his projects for Facebook India HQ and Coca-Cola.

Aditi Agrawal

Co-founder of design studio- Gudgudee, she is an alumnae of National Institute Of Design. She along with her partner,are known to provide elegant solutions towards play spaces which are integrated with sensory elements. Using human-centric approach,they accommodate childeren with and without special needs in the playgrounds around us.

Akhshay Gandhi

An alumnus of SITI company, New York, Akhshay Gandhi is the founder of Still Space Theatre, pioneering in various theatrical works like avant-garde, movement based, traditional kavaad form and drama. Having initially trained and worked at the Indian Ensemble , Akhshay Gandhi’s revolutionary approach to theatre has taken him to various prestigious venues in India and abroad.

Anil Abbi

Dr. Anil Abbi is an hydro-geologist and conservationist. He is the founder and director at Tropical Research and Development Centre(TRDC), an NGO with an objective of sustainable utilization of natural resources for future generations. He works on rejuvenating the lost lakes in Bangalore, which was once known as the "City of Lakes".

Anjali Menon

Anjali Menon and Aditi Agrawal, the founders of the design studio-Gudgudee are alumnae of National Institute of Design. The duo are known to provide elegant solutions towards play spaces which are integrated with sensory elements. Using human-centric approach,they accomodate children with and without special needs in the playgrounds around us.

Prakash Belawadi

Raised in family of theatre artistes Prakash Belawadi is an actor, journalist and an activist . Known for his remarkable performances in movies like Airlift, Madras Cafe, Last Bus and Kendasampige, Mr Prakash Belawadi has been a household name throughout his career. His passion towards theatre has propelled the launch of Suchitra School of Cinema and Dramatics and the Centre for Films and Drama.

Sathvik Vishwanath

The CEO and Co-founder of Unocoin, Sathvik Vishwanath is a bitcoin and block chain entrepreneur. He is on a mission to make bitcoin, the world's first open-source decentralized digital currency. He spear headed the venture that emerged to be India's first entrant into the bitcoin space.

Shivani Shah

A strong force behind Greenpeace’s successful and the most sought after campaign against cultivation and commercialization of genetically modified food in india. Shivani Shah is a fervent activist who has been campaigning for major national concerns. She believes that her passion towards her profession will help her create an impact

Sunil Jose

Sunil Jose is the co-founder and managing director of Hydrobloom, a start-up pioneering in a revolutionary technology called ‘hydroponics’ which is a method of growing herbs without soil. Hydrobloom is working on growing vertical gardens in an effort to curb pollution rates in the city and bring the green back to Bangalore

Organizing team


Bangalore, India


Bangalore, India
  • Ashish Ranjan
  • Avnish Abhishek
  • Rakesh Dhotre